Thursday, October 24, 2013

Colored Pencil Drawings

This is a great lesson on using a value scale.  First, we put a dot in the center of our paper and used a ruler to draw straight lines all around the paper.  Next, we used colored pencils to add color to our drawings.  Before we began, we practiced using the same color with different values on a scrap piece of paper.  Students are always amazed at the different variations of value they can get using just one colored pencil!  This project took about two weeks to finish.  Here are a few samples: